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Hex #bd57cd

#bd57cd is a great light violet shade for your next project. Scroll down for #bd57cd color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#bd57cd Conversion table


violet (light violet)


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R 189   G 87   B 205   copy to clipboard


H 291.86   S 0.54   L 0.57


C 6%   M 46%   Y 0%   K 20%
Usage of violet The color #bd57cd is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#bd57cd Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#bd57cd to RGB conversion

189% RED
205% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(189, 87, 205); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(189, 87, 205); // for css background-color

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#bd57cd to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
6.27 % 46.27 % 0 % 19.61 %

#bd57cd to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
291.864 0.54 0.57

CSS code: color: hsl(291.9, 54%, 57%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #bd57cd

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage for headings: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage as fill color: recommended
Usage for buttons: watch out for enough contrast

As a rather light shade, this color can very well be used as a fill/background, also to bigger elements. If there is no obvious reason, we do not recommend using it as text-color on white backgrounds (low contrast gives bad accessability-rating). Some usage-examples for #bd57cd

Color Examples: This is a violet Heading in #bd57cd

This shows how text with the hex-color #bd57cd would look on a white background. Because of the lightness of the color this color is not recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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